Darjeeling civic polls: GJM elected unopposed

Darjeeling: All Gorkha Janmukti Morcha candidates in Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong subdivisions of Darjeeling district were on Saturday declared elected unopposed.

GJM candidates in 79 0f the 84 wards across four municipalities in the Darjeeling hills were declared elected unopposed, according to a senior administrative official.

Election would be held in five of the nine wards in Mirik on December 11 where GJM dissidents have remained in the fray. GJM candidates were elected unopposed in the other four wards, he said.

The result would be announced on November 13.

Darjeeling Sub divisional Officer Tamal Das said, the municipality board would formed only after the announcement of election results.